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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 41642
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Classic watermelon tourmaline crystal (pink core with green outer rind) with steep pyramidal termination and complexly striated prism faces. This is a hard-to-find complete crystal from the huge 1972 tourmaline discovery at this old locality. Collected in 1973 from the famous pocket
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:7.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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